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Decent beer but noisy and smokey

We reserved a table here on the evening we arrived in Sarajevo and it looked unnecessary when we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tadley, United Kingdom
Not just any old brewary

This has been in constant production since 1864. As such its presence intertwines through every... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2018
Chelsea B
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Franjevacka 15, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We reserved a table here on the evening we arrived in Sarajevo and it looked unnecessary when we arrived. However, by the time we left the place had filled significantly and the live music was generating significant noise. The beer was generally good, particularly the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank AndrewN424
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This building is a total throwback to another era. I can imagine Lauren Bacall and Humphrey sitting in one of the niches in the upstairs balcony making corny jokes. We had good food (no veal shank on offer which disappointed my husband), good beer, and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Meg S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a group of 4 women. The restaurant / bar itself is beautiful and the beer did not disappoint! The waiter was very unfriendly and abrupt. It was disconcerting, as the hospitality in Bosnia has been excellent and warm. We wondered if gender was...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Carol K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sarajevska Pivara offers good beer for a good price, but we were practicaly alone there and we still waited for a long time to get our service. 😕 If you like "old school" pubs, beer and also food, the you should visit this place -...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank BlazUlaga
Reviewed April 30, 2019 via mobile

They have great beer and ambient is really nice but the service is bad. We waited about 15 minutes till they noticed we were there and our waiter wasn't particularly nice. Also the prices are high for Sarajevo, we paid 3€/beer.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 731nikaf
Reviewed April 2, 2019

I've been to 110 plus countries and these guys win the award for worst waiters. It is very difficult to get a beer. They will never ask you if you want one even if your beer is empty. You go to the bar and then...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Sean S
Reviewed December 30, 2018

This has been in constant production since 1864. As such its presence intertwines through every significant historical period, even through the 90's siege where it stood as the only water source for the residents of Sarajevo.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

The beer was very good specially the Cut which is a mix of the light and dark beer. When I ordered food, I choose the 4 cheese baked pasta and checked with the waiter if they could do it with red sauce, and I was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Wassim-VB
Reviewed December 19, 2018 via mobile

Large place with decent selection of on-premises brewed beer, all lager. They offer bottled IPA and stout as well. Service is decent, live music is a bonus.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank EmirKova
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

We visited this excellent brewery tap restaurant on 3 occasions during our visit to Sarajevo. The restaurant is set in the brewery complex which dates from 1881 although the brewery was founded in 1864. The beer is excellent, especially the dark beer. There is an...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Katesgrove
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